Mother's Day

7 Care Packages to Send (with Love) for Mother's Day

April 24, 2017

Remember when Mom sent you care packages? My own would explode onto my college dorm floor, spilling out candy corn, DVDs of romcoms, and salty snacks that necessitated a phone call to friends for "help" finishing everything. It's like she knew how badly I needed to eat candy while watching Cameron Diaz swap houses with Kate Winslet.

Photo by James Ransom

If you are't with your mom this Mother's Day, return the favor with a box filled to the brim with her favorite things or the perfect present—just don't forget to include a handwritten note! Here are 7 care package ideas to get you started:

For the gardener a.k.a flower fiend...

For the early riser...

For the baker...

For the outdoor enthusiast...

For the cook...

For the busy bee...

For the traveler...

We originally ran this article in 2016, but we brought it back for a gentle reminder that Mother's Day is on its way!

What will you be sending your mom this Mother's Day? Or, what do you hope to receive? Tell us in the comments below!

1 Comment

Gabi V. April 27, 2016
I love these care packages! What a fantastic idea for Mother's Day. I know my mom would personally love that care package "for the constant mover" - adding a few of these items to my list!